Company History – Building Quality Since 1977

Since 1977 Thorvie International LLC has built a solid reputation as an industry leader in engineering and manufacturing innovative and cost effective products for the tool sharpening industry.  Offering some of the finest saw sharpening equipment and grinding machines which enable a sharpener to greatly reduce the time needed to setup and sharpen a woodworking cutting tool. By 1980 it unveiled to the market newly engineered carbide and steel saw sharpening machine. This machine could now precision sharpen cutting tools more easily and efficiently than was previously possible with conventional sharpening equipment and machines. It provided the capability to sharpen router bits, spiral planers, adjustable dados, jointer and planer knives, wood chisels, hole saws, shaper cutters, and numerous other tools, simply through the use of easily attachable fixtures. It became possible to establish a woodworking cutting tool sharpening service center at one fourth the previous cost necessary to purchase conventional equipment.saw blade sharpening machine

Today Thorvie International successfully stands as a leader with the experience to meet the demands of the saw sharpening equipment industry as it moves into the 21st century. Thorvie International broadened its borders as it manufactures and exports equipment outside the continental United States to markets such as the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, England, New Zealand, Canada, Honduras, Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, and South America. With a product line of over forty unique fixtures and six grinding machines, it has proven itself to be progressive and innovative in its approach to serving and fulfilling the needs of its customers. Thorvie International looks forward to supporting its customers in their future growth and success.

Rick Shefchik,

Sales Manager,

Thorvie International LLC